Brent C. Ruby

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Mailing Address:

  • Department of Health and Human Performance (HHP)
  • 32 Campus Drive
  • Missoula, MT 59812


  • Ph.D. - Exercise Physiology, University of New Mexico, 1994
  • M.S. - Exercise Physiology, University of New Mexico, 1991
  • B.S. - Exercise Science, Seattle Pacific University, 1989

Areas of Specialization

  • Applied human physiology and exercise physiology and metabolism

Current Projects

  • Several research projects involving male and female wildland firefighters, working with the Department of Defense, Missoula Technology and Development Center, and USFS.


  • Carbohydrate metabolism, measurement of energy expenditure, gender and menstrual phase differences in substrate utilization during exercise

Extracurricular Interests

  • Sculpture
  • Fly fishing
  • Hiking
  • Leading an anti-sloth lifestyle
  • Camping with my family